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verb (used with object), in·sti·gat·ed, in·sti·gat·ing.

  1. to cause by incitement; foment: to instigate a quarrel.
  2. to urge, provoke, or incite to some action or course: to instigate the people to revolt.

verb (tr)

  1. to bring about, as by incitement or urgingto instigate rebellion
  2. to urge on to some drastic or inadvisable action

v.1540s, back-formation from instigation or else from Latin instigatus, past participle of instigare “to urge on, incite” (see instigation). Related: Instigated; instigates; instigating.

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